Arid Mesa

Arid Mesa

Land

, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice Arid Mesa: Search your library for a Mountain or Plains card and put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.

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Set Rarity
Secret Lair: Unlimited Edition (SLU) Rare
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Rare
Zendikar Expeditions (EXP) Mythic Rare
Zendikar (ZEN) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Arid Mesa occurrence in decks from the last year

Modern:

All decks: 0.4%

Legacy:

All decks: 0.56%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.12%

WUB (Esper): 0.59%

RGW (Naya): 1.69%

UBR (Grixis): 0.46%

RBW (Mardu): 0.87%

Arid Mesa Discussion

GrandAlchemistX on Hammer Down!

13 hours ago

I would like to recommend +3 Reflecting Pool, +4 Arid Mesa, +2 Simian Spirit Guide, +2 Gemstone Caverns, +2 Shadowspear, +3 O-Naginata, +2 Dangerous Wager, -3 On Thin Ice, -10 Snow-Covered Lands, -2 Basilisk Collar, -3 Cathartic Reunion

Pervavita on Secret Lair Ultimate Edition

2 weeks ago

$200 USD feels steep but if we do the math for the MM3 we have: Scalding Tarn = $73, Misty Rainforest = $70, Verdant Catacombs = $66, Marsh Flats = $37, Arid Mesa = $34.

If at $200 each set that makes each card is $40. That makes really only one fetchland that is over priced but saves you $80 per box (if you were wanting all of them).

Now it is expensive but it still is a good deal per the value.

Do I wish the cards didn't have this high value? Yes because I would like to own them but the flip side is with out them having value there is less desire to own some cards. We all have the desire and excitement when we get an expensive card and it is a natural feeling. It's the exact reason many players crack packs. With out this value you don't sell as many packs and it also harms the LGS in singles where they make a majority of there money.

enpc on Consult Scepter Thrasios

1 month ago

totterygrain: You generrally want to prioritise U/G mana to increase your chances to it early game. So you want more lands that can produce both of those. And with a reduced requirement for white mana you don't need Arid Mesa, as its two targets are generally going to be Savannah/Tundra to get your U/G. So in its place you're just better off with another source like Yavimaya Coast.

DementedKirby on Atraxa, Praetors' Voice [Superfriends]

1 month ago

jtorpify

Glad you found the deck helpful!

The reason I run Arid Mesa and Bloodstained Mire is because Arid Mesa can fetch for either the Plains, Godless Shrine, Hallowed Fountain, Savannah, Scrubland, Temple Garden, or Tundra while Bloodstained Mire can fetch for either the Swamp, Bayou, Godless Shrine, Overgrown Tomb, Scrubland, Underground Sea, or Watery Grave. So I guess it's fair to say that even though the deck doesn't run any mountains, Arid Mesa and Bloodstained Mire are pretty useful ;)

Monitor on Saskia Infect (Perfected)

2 months ago

thewolfiest, it will depend on what exactly you want out of your manabase. I typically prioritize untapped lands or specific utility functions. Removing duals takes away tutor targets for fetches, so you'll need to include basics.

Talking strictly meeting color requirements, for allied lands you can look at the multiplayer-specific lands that come into play tapped unless you have 2 or more opponents.

For the Enemy lands, you are more restricted. I'd look at the list below, leaning toward whatever priorities you held for the manabase. Easy route would be yanking the last 3 for 1 swamp, 1 forest, and 1 Prismatic Vista

Honestly, I would do this, replacing all Duals with:

This would add more fetches and fetch targets in the basics for your most-used colors, and then another draw land that helps when potentially drawing late game. These selections could change, depending on a)pain tolerance of your own manabase and b)playtest time with the deck to see what colors you tend to need when, and skewing that way. I would probably revamp the manabse jsut a little more green if I were going to go that route, I think, but I'm not 100% on it yet.

DemMeowsephs on Bruse Tana, Boorish Bloodsower

3 months ago

Since you have the other fetch lands I would add Arid Mesa , and maybe Prismatic Vista or Fabled Passage

Caerwyn on megamon575

3 months ago

To answer your question regarding lands:

To start, here's a great resource for lands: All the lands in a sorted list. It lists all the lands, has the prices on them, and has them sorted by what colours they produce/what colors they can fetch.

Your standard Fetch lands are going to be: Flooded Strand , Polluted Delta , Bloodstained Mire , Wooded Foothills , Windswept Heath , Marsh Flats , Scalding Tarn , Verdant Catacombs , Arid Mesa , and Misty Rainforest .

There are other, inferior fetch lands that enter tapped or only fetch basics, which you could use if you are on a very tight budget.

Since you mentioned you are in five-color, be sure to consider some of the five-color producing lands like Mana Confluence , City of Brass , Gemstone Mine , and Tarnished Citadel .

saj0219 on Selling some high(ish) end cards!

3 months ago

Hello everyone! I have some pretty excited cards to sell. I’m sad to part with them, but the truth is I haven’t played with them in ages, replacing a sewer line in the winter sucks, and replacing said sewer line in the winter while your family is buying holiday gifts left and right extra sucks! Anyway… my plumbing misfortune is your good fortune! All cards are selling below the lowest TCG price for comparable condition, and if you find it priced lower, I’ll happily adjust my pricing! Cards are near mint, except for the dual lands (which are played). Happy to supply pics of any cards you’re interested in, just message me! Shipping is covered in the cost - PWE for sales $30 and under, and I’ll track anything over $30 for free (if you want tracking under $30, we’ll sort that out), and I can take payment via PayPal. I’m planning to list these online Tuesday, so please let me know if you’re interested!

Cheers,

Sean

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